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Sweetwater Hosts Its Annual GearFest Online Event June 24 and 25

Sweetwater Hosts Its Annual GearFest Online Event June 24 and 25

GearFest Online, Sweetwater’s annual celebration of gear and music making, is happening June 24th and 25th, 2022.



The online festivities are streaming live with exclusive product launches, artist interviews and performances, along with special gear deals and a gigantic giveaway promotion.

The event's exclusive online content includes some of the hottest names in music demonstrating new products from the major musical instrument brands. Visitors to the two-day online event can peek behind the curtain as touring artists discuss the ins and outs of their signature instruments and other great gear.

The online extravaganza includes notable new product launches from Way Huge pedals, Pigtronix, Fluence guitar pickups, D'Angelico guitars and Spector basses. For more information, visit https://www.sweetwater.com/gearfest/.

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Photo by Anna Azarov

The accomplished guitarist and teacher’s new record, like her lifestyle, is taut and exciting—no more, and certainly no less, than is needed.

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